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Steelers Ink Third-Round Draft Choice LB Bruce Davis


The Steelers have signed their third-round draft pick, linebacker Bruce Davis to a three-year deal. is reporting that Davis will receive a signing bonus of roughly $500,000 on a three-year deal, with base salaries of $285,000, $385,000, and $470,000 in 2008, 2009, and 2010, respectively.  Here is a quick profile on Davis from

2007: Semi-finalist for the Bednarik Award and was on the watch lists for the Lott, Nagurski, Lombardi and Hendricks Awards…Started all thirteen games at right defensive end, ranking tied for ninth in the nation and tied for first in the league (along with Oregon’s Nick Reed) with twelve sacks for minus 66 yards…Ranked sixth in the Pac-10 with 15.5 stops for losses of 77 yards…Recorded 45 tackles (32 soolos) and three quarterback pressures…Caused two fumbles and recovered another for a 12-yard return…Also deflected nine passes…Helped the Bruins rank 14th in the nation in run defense (109.15 ypg). Probable position switch to OLB in NFL. 13 GP; 13 GS; 47 TT, 17.5 TFL, 12.5 SK, 3 PBU, 3 FF; First-team All-American in ’06. 12 GP; 0 GS; 28 TT, 6 TFL, 2 SK; 4 PBU; 2 QBH; 1 FF; Davis moved to outside linebacker from defensive end during the Spring of ’05 and played both positions early in the season before moving back to end due to injuries on the team. 12 GP; 2 GS; 17 TT, 3.5 TFL, 2.5 SK, 1 PBU in ’04. Did not see action in ’03.

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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